अश्‍वगंधा के फ़ायदे | Ashwagandha Health Benefits and Side Effects

Check our detailed Ashwagandha Herb overview

Common and Biological name of Ashwagandha

Ashwaganda also termed as “withania somnifera”

Ashwagandha Health Benefits

Uses: Adaptogen

Anti-arthritis

Anti-aging

Type 2 Diabetes

Mellitus

Hyperlipidemia

Parkinson’s disease

Ashwagandha Side Effects

Do not use in pregnancy: has been used as abortifacent

ADRs:↓bp↓bs↑WBC↑platelets↓ testosterone/FSH levels

DRUG INTERACTIONS:Alcohol, sedatives, anxiolytics↑ sedation

Avoid with diuretics-↑effects

Anticoagulants ↑

bleeding

Antidiabetic agents ↑

hypoglycemia

Antihypertensives ↑

hypotension

Thyroid hormones-alter effect